Category: Coop

Black Friday

In the US, since the middle of the 20th Century, the end of November (Thanksgiving) has marked the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Thousands of people flocked to city centres to view the parades, and pick up a few gifts while they were there. Sixty or so years on, it’s morphed into a bit… Read more »

Specialized S Works

Specialized S Works – back in stock! The S Works range is Specialized’s best of the best. Designed for professionals, these bikes are built to be the fastest, the best, the ultimate bike. “[The S-Works] is the absolute height of our design and engineering abilities, goals and aspirations” – Specialized And we’re pleased to announce… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Coop provides bikes for Social Bite village residents

We are proud to have provided eight hybrid Specialized Sirrus bikes to the residents of the Social Bite village in Granton. The village, run in conjunction with Cyrenians, supports people who have experienced homelessness. Along with providing accommodation, residents receive extensive support to get their life back on track. As well as providing bike servicing, we fitted… Read more »

Local Bike Shop Day – Saturday 6 October 2018

Local Bike Shop Day is a nationwide initiative to encourage people to use their local bike shop…But why should you support your local bike shop (apart from the discount highlighted above of course!)? There are plenty of online only or big chain bike retailers with big discounts, special offers and fancy adverts. However, shopping at… Read more »

Shops closed on Monday 15 October 2018

Once a year, we have our AGM (and this year, it’s on Monday 15 October). This is a very important event as it is the event in where all members (including those in Leeds, Newcastle and Aberdeen) get together in Edinburgh. Since we’re a workers’ cooperative, the AGM is also a time when each of… Read more »

Crowdfunding Campaign: Electric Cargo Bikes to reduce food waste

Love Food: Hate Food Waste We all know that food waste is bad. It’s not good for the environment, consumers, producers or retailers.  That’s why we’re supporting this campaign by Food Sharing Edinburgh. It’s a simple concept – some might say it’s as easy as riding a bike! They want to purchase two electric cargo… Read more »

Bike Checks: Is your bike ready for that upcoming cycling event?

free bike check

Free bike check See our Bike Servicing options >> One of the great things about bikes is that they can be very forgiving – even if you don’t look after them as well as the manual advises. Even if the tyres are soft and the chain hasn’t been lubed for months, the bike will almost… Read more »

Specialized Stumpjumper: A Review

Specialized Stumpjumper

The Specialized Stumpjumper If you’re into mountain biking then you’ll know the Stumpjumper. First produced in 1981, the Specialized Stumpjumper has evolved over the years from this: The bike that changed everything. #stumpjumper⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #itsawholenewsport #iamspecialized #oldschool #mtb A post shared by Specialized MTB (@iamspecialized_mtb) on Apr 13, 2018 at 12:02pm PDT The… Read more »